In her second MMA fight, four-time Female World Boxing Champion Chevelle Hallback keeps her eye on Carano and Cyborg

The XTREME FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP will be holding XFC 7: SCHOOL OF HARD KNOX this Friday, February 20 at the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee. Among many of great fighters competing in this event is one of the hottest up and coming female MMA prospects in the world today. She is four-time Female World Boxing Champion, Chevelle Hallback and she will be fighting undefeated muay thai expert, Sarah Wilson in what will surely be her toughest test to date. The XFC sent PRO MMA ( the following press release this morning regarding Hallback and what the future could hold for this fast rising MMA star:

After Decimating Former EliteXC Fighter Melissa Vasquez in Just 41 Seconds in December, Chevelle “Fists of Steel” Hallback Returns to the Cage at XFC 7: “School of Hard Knox” on Friday, February 20 in Knoxville, Tennessee

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Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos signs with Strikeforce, is Gina Carano next?

It has been reported that female fighter Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos has signed an exclusive deal with the San Jose based promotion Strikeforce. Apparently Santos was one of the 42 fighter contracts that was purchased by Strikeforce from Pro Elite last week.

In addition to purchasing the contracts, Strikeforce has also come to a broadcast agreement with Showtime and CBS – the former television partners of Elite XC.

When Elite XC closed its door last fall, a fight that many MMA fans were clamoring to see was Santos versus the so called “face of women’s MMA,” Gina Carano. It appears now that Strikeforce is set to inherit one of the highest profile female fights in history. The promotion has confirmed that Carano’s was also one of the contracts purchased, and they are in the process of modifying it to suit the star’s needs.

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